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Span™ 60

O/W co-emulsifier. Recommended for the emulsification of fatty alcohols, esters, minerals and silicone oils. Ideal for skin creams and lotions. Vegetable-derived. Approved natural by Ecocert.

INCI name

Sorbitan Stearate

Span™ 60
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Product details

Physical form at 25°C

  • Pastille

Chemistry

  • Sorbitan derivatives

Functions

  • Dispersing agents
  • Emulsion stabilisers
  • Pigment wetters
  • Emulsifiers
  • Surfactants / detergents

Regional availability

  • N America

Applications

  • After sun
  • Body care
  • Eye contour care
  • Face / neck skin care
  • Facial cleansers
  • Sun protection
  • Tanning

Consumer benefit

  • Hydrating / moisturising / nourishing
  • Calming / soothing / redness
  • Hair colour fade

Certifications and standards

  • IECIC
  • RSPO
  • Halal
  • Vegan suitable

Typicals

Property Units Value
Biodegradability OECD 301B Login
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